The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry: Timeless Poems by Snooki, John Boehner, Kanye West, and Other Well-Versed Celebrities
Required reading from great poets of our time. Drew Barrymore: "Upon Pondering Breasts." Tom Cruise: "An Exegesis on Psychiatry." Ann Coulter: "My Kind of Fun." And Trump and Sheen and Snooki, John Boehner and Michelle Bachman, Miley and Ke$ha. Hugo Chavez. Even a Zen haiku by Emmitt Smith: "I think it's his self- confidence in himself thatmakes him confident."With their g...more
Paperback, 261 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by Workman Publishing
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Since I develop the poetry and humor sections at our public library (800s, yo!) one of the other librarians passed this ARC along to me. This book is a really pretty fun collection of found poems made from celebrity quotes that unfortunately doesn't seem to understand that actual contemporary poetry often uses things like found celebrity quotes. I understand it's easier to market this as a humor book and take the angle "wouldn't it be hilarious if we pretended the DUMB things celebrities said we...more
Kayne West once said "My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live." Donald trump said "I am talking as a deal maker. I am a deal maker. I am a really good deal maker. I make great deals. That is what I do." If it wasn't for this book, I would not have been able to read these amazing quotes. I may go on Pinterest to find craft ideas to make these quote part of my everyday life. Thanks Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry for sharing these words said by...more